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Classical Collection - Wednesday - Sarah Walker


Great performances and classic recordings. This week's theme is Music in Literature. This week Sarah Walker looks at Music in Literature and today's highlights include Liszt's Dante Sonata and Brahms's Violin Concerto. 10.00 Bach Brandenburg Concerto no.3 in G New London Consort Philip Pickett (director) L'Oiseau-Lyre 440 675-2 10.11* Mendelssohn Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rafael Kubelik (conductor) DG 415 840-2 10.22* Debussy String Quartet Alban Berg Quartet EMI 747347-2 10.45* Liszt: Apres une lecture du Dante, fantasia quasi sonata Jeno Jando (piano) Naxos 8.550549 11.00* Britten Hymn to St Cecilia King's College Choir, Cambridge David Willcocks (conductor) EMI CDC 7 47709 2 11.15* Brahms Violin Concerto in D minor, op.77 Gil Shaham (violin) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Claudio Abbado (conductor) DG 469 529 2.